State-owned ferry operator Calmac is suing the Scottish Government after it failed to win the contract for the Northern Isles service.
A call is being made for a public inquiry into the condition of CalMac's vessels after another ferry experienced problems straight after coming out of dry dock.
Calmac are warning of potential delays and disruption on some island sailings because of strong winds today and tomorrow.
There will be some disruption to ferry services in Oban next year as work is carried out at the terminal.
An unwell crewman aboard the MV Loch Portain vessel operating between Harris and North Uist required the assistance of two coastguard rescue teams this afternoon.
West coast ferry services are due to return to normal for most islands after a week of chaos and disruption.
Tiree Music Festival has contributed £6.4 million to the island economy in the last 10 years, it has been revealed.
The Scottish Tories yesterday accused the government of letting down island communities due to the "scandal" of repeated ferry delays and cancellations.
Politicians have called on the Scottish Government and CalMac to conduct a “lessons learnt” exercise around this year’s Stornoway and Barra dry dock replacement - to ensure more successful planning and deployment in future.
Ferry operator CalMac has started its winter maintenance programme.
Islanders have won a vital sea battle after claiming they had been left marooned because CalMac had turned their lifeline ferry into a “cruise ship.”
A ferry crewman who photographed himself changing a light bulb on the main mast of a vessel has won an international competition.
Anyone with a passion for Uist and the Outer Hebrides, or tales to tell about the islands, is encouraged to get involved in an audio tour project.
Young people in communities along the west coast are to benefit from a new initiative aimed at increasing their life skills.
Applications for an intriguing new job were due to be submitted last week.
A shipbuilding contract for the new Islay ferry is expected to be awarded in autumn next year.
The development of Gaelic music on the island of Eigg has been boosted by a £2000 grant from ferry operator CaMac’s Community Fund.
Gaelic medium primary school pupils in Portree will soon have somewhere to practise their language skills in the evening.
Two remote Argyll islands are preparing for major disruption to their ferry services as linkspans are replaced.
Ferry operator CalMac is closing its Fort William base after being in the town for decades.
Derek Mackay has confirmed a new schedule for the completion of the Calmac ferries under construction at Ferguson’s shipyard will not be drawn up until October.
West coast ferry services face disruption this weekend due to severe gales.
A capsized catamaran sparked a rescue operation involving a CalMac ferry.
Western Isles Council has called for ageing ferries on its routes to be urgently replaced and “brought up to standard.”
CalMac was forced to reshuffle its fleet after one of its largest ships developed a crack in her hull, creating massive upheaval for a number of west coast island services.
Scottish Government considers nationalising Ferguson shipyard amid concern over two new island ferries
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay is considering nationalising the Ferguson shipyard, amid rising concern over the multi-million pound increase of two new west coast ferries.
Foot passenger bookings are required for this weekend on the Stornoway - Ullapool routes says Cal Mac.
A former Scottish Office minister has called for an independent review of “current and future issues affecting west coast ferry services”.
A bride has revealed how a broken-down ferry nearly ruined her dream wedding today.
Ullapool Swimming Club is one of the first youth groups to benefit from west coast ferry operator CalMac’s new community fund.
Transport bosses have been urged to take immediate action to protect businesses reliant on ferries.
CalMac has been urged to provide extra inter-island ferry sailings to cope with soaring demand across the Western Isles this summer.